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NYSE:SCL

Stepan Stock Forecast, Price & News

$120.35
-1.62 (-1.33%)
(As of 12/7/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$120.20
$123.26
50-Day Range
$109.75
$128.41
52-Week Range
$109.08
$139.30
Volume
53,878 shs
Average Volume
72,967 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.70 billion
P/E Ratio
18.57
Dividend Yield
1.10%
Beta
0.7
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About Stepan

Stepan Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers a range of surfactant chemicals such as anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants. The Polymers segment produces polyester polyols and phthalic anhydride. The Specialty Products segment consists of chemicals used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. The company was founded by Alfred C. Stepan Jr. in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, IL.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-Industry
Specialty Chemicals
CUSIP
85858610
Employees
2,293
Year Founded
1932

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.87 billion
Cash Flow
$9.97 per share
Book Value
$47.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$126.77 million
Pretax Margin
8.73%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
20,981,000
Market Cap
$2.70 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/19/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/29/2021
Today
12/07/2021
Dividend Payable
12/15/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/17/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.36 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

81st out of 223 stocks

Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Stepan a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Stepan stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SCL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Stepan's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Stepan's stock was trading at $76.60 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SCL stock has increased by 57.1% and is now trading at $120.35.
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Are investors shorting Stepan?

Stepan saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 194,500 shares, a drop of 23.2% from the October 31st total of 253,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 69,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 17th 2022.
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How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 19th. The basic materials company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.18. The basic materials company had revenue of $602.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $544.63 million. Stepan had a net margin of 6.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.03%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.56 earnings per share.
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How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.335 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 29th. This is a positive change from Stepan's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
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Is Stepan a good dividend stock?

Stepan pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.10%. Stepan has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Stepan is 20.68%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Stepan will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.64% next year. This indicates that Stepan will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the following people:
  • F. Quinn Stepan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott R. Behrens, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Luis E. Rojo, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Jason Scott Keiper, VP, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer
  • Joseph Whitney, Vice President-Information Technology

What is F. Quinn Stepan Jr.'s approval rating as Stepan's CEO?

49 employees have rated Stepan CEO F. Quinn Stepan Jr. on Glassdoor.com. F. Quinn Stepan Jr. has an approval rating of 59% among Stepan's employees. This puts F. Quinn Stepan Jr. in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), PepsiCo (PEP), Visa (V), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Stryker (SYK), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), A. O. Smith (AOS) and Church & Dwight (CHD).

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.47%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.87%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.75%), Wellington Management Group LLP (0.95%) and Invesco Ltd. (0.80%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, David Kabbes, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Gregory E Lawton, Janet Anne Catlett, Jason Scott Keiper, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty.
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Which institutional investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jane Street Group LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, Janet Anne Catlett, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, and Scott R Behrens.
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Which institutional investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Invesco Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Moors & Cabot Inc., Barclays PLC, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ . Company insiders that have bought Stepan stock in the last two years include David Kabbes, Janet Anne Catlett, and Jason Scott Keiper.
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How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $120.35.

How much money does Stepan make?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.70 billion and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $126.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Stepan have?

Stepan employs 2,293 workers across the globe.

Does Stepan have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Stepan: Nanjing Stepan Jinling Chemical Limited Liability Company, PBC Industria Quimica Ltda., Stepan (India) Private Limited, Stepan (Nanjing) Chemical R&D Co. Ltd.., Stepan Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan CDMX S. de R.L. de C.V., Stepan Canada Inc., Stepan Chemical (Nanjing) Co. Ltd., Stepan Chemical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Colombia S.A.S., Stepan Deutschland GmbH, Stepan Europe S.A.S., Stepan Holdings Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan Holdings LLC, Stepan International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Mexico Holdings LLC, Stepan Mexico S.A. de C.V., Stepan Philippines Inc., Stepan Philippines Quaternaries Inc., Stepan Polska Sp. z o.o., Stepan Quimica Ltda., Stepan Specialty Products B.V., Stepan Specialty Products LLC, Stepan Surfactants Holdings LLC, Stepan UK Limited, and Tebras Tensoativos Do Brasil Ltda..

When was Stepan founded?

Stepan was founded in 1932.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is www.stepan.com.

Where are Stepan's headquarters?

Stepan is headquartered at 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (847) 446-7500, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 847-501-2100.


This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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